Dear Gualtiero and list,
We are working at a project where we need to assess the continuous adaptation of the movement of a user to the beat of music (even in presence of changes in the music and in the beat). Do you know about any studies on that?
In particular, do you know whether there is an average adaptation time that we can use in the analysis?
Your question seems to be relevant for these studies, although they did not use real music, but more or less complex rhythmic structures:
Madison, G. (2009). An auditory illusion of infinite tempo change based on multiple temporal levels. PLoS ONE, 4(12), e8151. http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0008151
Merker, B., Madison, G., & Eckerdal, P. (2009). On the role and origin of isochrony in human rhythmic entrainment. Cortex, 45(1), 4-17. doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2008.06.011
Madison, G., & Merker, B. (2005). Timing of action during and after synchronization with linearly changing intervals. Music Perception, 22, 441-459. doi:10.1525/mp.2005.22.3.441
Madison, G., & Merker, B. (2004). Human sensorimotor tracking of continuous subliminal deviations from isochrony. Neuroscience Letters, 370, 69-73. doi:10.1016/j.neulet.2004.07.094
…and also the following ones:
Elliott, M. T., Welchman, A. E., & Wing, A. M. (2009). Being discrete helps keep to the beat. Experimental Brain Research, 192, 731-737
Franek, M., Radil, T., & Indra, M. (1988). Tracking irregular acoustic patterns by finger tapping. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 6, 327-330
Franek, M., Mates, J., Radil, T., Beck, K., & Pöppel, E. (1994). Sensorimotor synchronization: Motor responses to pseudoregular auditory patterns. Perception & Psychophysics, 55, 204-217
Hary, D. & Moore, G. P. (1985). Temporal tracking and synchronization strategies. Human Neurobiology, 4, 73-77
Mac Dorman, C. F. (1962). Synchronization with auditory models of varying complexity. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 15, 595-602
Michon, J. A. (1967). Timing in temporal tracking. Assen, the Netherlands: Van Gorcum.
Michon, J. A. & Van der Valk, N. J. L. (1967). A dynamic model of timing behavior. Acta Psychologica, 27, 204-212
Michon, J. A. (1968). A model of some temporal relations in human behavior. Psychological Research, 31, 287-298.PM:0005702086
Repp, B. H. (2000). Compensation for subliminal timing perturbations in perceptual-motor synchronization. Psychological Research, 63, 106-128
Repp, B. H. (2001). Processes underlying adaptation to tempo changes in sensorimotor synchronization. Human Movement Science, 20, 277-312
Repp, B. H. (2001). Phase correction, phase resetting, and phase shifts after subliminal timing perturbations in sensorimotor synchronization. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 27, 600-621
Repp, B. H. & Penel, A. (2002). Auditory dominance in temporal processing: New evidence from synchronization with simultaneous visual and auditory sequences. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 28, 1085-1099
Repp, B. H. (2002). Phase correction in sensorimotor synchronization: nonlinearities in voluntary and involuntary responses to perturbations. Human Movement Science, 21, 1-37
Repp, B. H. & Keller, P. E. (2008). Sensorimotor synchronization with adaptively timed sequences. Human Movement Science, 27, 423-456
Repp, B. H. (2010). Sensorimotor synchronization and perception of timing: effects of music training and task experience. Human Movement Science, 29, 200-213
Schulze, H. H. (1992). The error correction model for the tracking of a random metronome: Statistical properties and an empirical test. In F.Macar, V. Pouthas, & W. J. Friedman (Eds.), Time, action and cognition (pp. 275-286). Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Kluwer.
Takano, K. & Miyake, Y. (2007). Two types of phase correction mechanism involved in synchronized tapping. Neuroscience Letters, 417, 196-200
Thaut, M. H., Tian, B., & Azimi-Sadjadi, M. R. (1998). Rhythmic finger tapping to cosine-wave modulated metronome sequences: Evidence of subliminal entrainment. Human Movement Science, 17, 839-863
Vardy, A. N., Daffertshofer, A., & Wing, A. M. (2008). Tapping with intentional drift. Experimental Brain Research, 192, 615-625
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